EVGA company is ready to update its graphics card line-up with a uniquely looking model — GeForce GTX 580 Classified.
Announced novelty features custom designed PCB that stands out by an increased height of the board. Larger surface area of the board provides place for extra GPU and memory power elements, voltage monitor via LEDs, external voltage control connectors, Dual BIOS, three supplementary power connectors: 2×8-pin and 1×6-pi and other features.
The novelty is based on GF 110 graphics processors which is a 40nm chips on Fermi architecture. Card’s performance config includes 512 CUDA cores, 64 TMUs and 48 ROPs coupled with 384-bit interface for GDDR5 type memory. Clock rates and memory buffer size are not revealed. Note that reference design GTX 580 is rated 772/1544/4008 MHz for GPU/Shader/Memory with 1536MB on-board VRAM.
The cooling system is based on a dual-slot solution with one large fan, although there is no info on how efficient it is. The I/O panel numbers dual DVI connects and another one for EVGA EVBot overlcoking device. Presence of two SLI headers indicates support for 3-WAY and 4-WAY multi-card configurations. Other than than, all GTX 580 cards have supports for DirectX 11, Shader Model 5.0, OpenGL 4.1, OpenCL, DirectCompute 5.0, NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround technology, PureVideo HD, PhysX and CUDA.
Price and availability information of a new EVGA GeForce GTX 580 Classified graphics card is not disclosed.